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Volunteering is no longer altruistic

Volunteering is no longer altruistic

Hanalei Pham, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Features, Holiday, Top News, Volunteering

“I volunteer to give back to my community” has been said so many times that it’s almost cliché. Volunteering has been around for forever, but there are a myriad of reasons why people volunteer and, as times change, these reasons change as well. School counselor Ross Yokomura said, "Volunteering is about givi...

Santa and his elves visit Carlmont for the holidays

Santa and his elves visit Carlmont for the holidays

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

December 12, 2015


Filed under Campus, Holiday, Multimedia

Snow in California and Santa at school? It's a Christmas miracle! To relieve students of some stress during Dead Week and to bring in some holiday spirit, Santa came to the quad. "Having Santa here makes me feel like there's no place like school for the holidays. Santa is looking very well-r...

The meaning behind Christmas movies

The meaning behind Christmas movies

Jocelyn Moran, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under Holiday

  Popular movies in December give teenagers and their families an opportunity to spend time with each other and have a joyful time, as they do not have to worry about school or work. To this day, movies that come out during or near Christmas day gain the most popularity. Movie theaters in December are...

Gift giving habits

Gift giving habits

Ariana Crame, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under Holiday

The holidays can be a stressful time for people; the pressure of having to find a perfect gift for someone can be hard, especially when you are shopping for your significant other. According to The Fort Scott Tribune, “Overall, husbands and wives strive to buy something the other person wants. Me...

The commercialization of the holiday season

The commercialization of the holiday season

December 9, 2013


Filed under Holiday

It’s the day after Halloween, parents are trying to find ways to prevent their kids from slipping into sugar comas, but big businesses are gearing up for the busiest season of the year. It’s holiday  time. However, this is not a new occurrence, the overdone holiday season goes back many years t...

Watch what you eat

Watch what you eat

Scott Schulze, Staff Writer

December 3, 2013


Filed under Holiday

Everyone enjoys food, which is why it is common for special holiday meals to be extra unhealthy. Good or bad, holiday meals only come a few times each year. This is helpful for those students who are very self-conscious of their weight. According to a recent survey conducted amongst Carlmont students,...

Careful Caroling

Careful Caroling

November 22, 2013


Filed under Holiday

For people who love to sing, caroling is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season and get a chance to show off some vocal skills at the same time. Caroling has been a long time holiday tradition, but as the years go on the custom has slowly become less popular. In a recent poll by 171 Carlmo...

Go-to gifts for the holidays

Go-to gifts for the holidays

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

November 21, 2013


Filed under Holiday

When the holidays come around everyone seems to have their go-to gifts that they resort to every year. The holiday season is stressful and people find themselves rushing to the mall and local toy stores at the last minute to purchase gifts for their friends and family. Having go-to gifts tend to make...

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